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Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Pharmacy Choice

Sponsored by:

Delegate Adams


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring that a beneficiary use a certain pharmacy or entity to fill a prescription if the pharmacy benefits manager has an ownership interest in the pharmacy or entity or if the pharmacy or entity has an ownership interest in the pharmacy benefits manager.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Adams and Saab
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Beneficiaries -see also- Estates and Trusts
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Pharmacy Benefits Managers
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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March 6, 2018 5:58 P.M.